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The location of Vance Cemetery









A visit to the Vance Cemetery ...

The location of the Vance Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Vance Cemetery ...

The Vance Cemetery is located in Lincoln County. The county seat for Lincoln County is located in Hamlin.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Vance Cemetery

Lat:   37.9695°   (37° 58' 10")

Lon:   -82.2315°   (-82° 13' 53")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Vance Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 87 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Vance Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Lincoln County.

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Adkins White Cemetery (KY)   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County (KY)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Copley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Dalton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Damron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Dingess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Dingess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Dingess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Farley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Ferrellsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Frye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Hanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78577<3>
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Jarett Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Jonas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Vance Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Kinser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Lackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Lambert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mann Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Matty Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Maynard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
McCloud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vance Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79089
 
Meade & Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Meades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Meades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Messer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mullins - Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Perry Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Phelps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79564
 
Queen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Queens Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79635
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Sias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Sol Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Spry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Stafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Tomblin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Wellman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wayne County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Vance Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Vance Cemetery.

Armilda   [Map]     Logan   [Map]    
Banco   [Map]     Lovely (KY)   [Map]    
Beauty (KY)   [Map]     Manila   [Map]    
Big Creek   [Map]     Maynard (KY)   [Map]    
Chapmanville   [Map]     Mitchell Heights   [Map]    
Clifford (KY)   [Map]     Peach Creek   [Map]    
Cove Gap   [Map]     Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]    
Greyeagle   [Map]     Thompson Town   [Map]    
Harts   [Map]     Troy Town   [Map]    
Hedgeview   [Map]     Warfield (KY)   [Map]    
Hode (KY)   [Map]     West Logan   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Wewanta   [Map]    
Kermit   [Map]     Wilsondale   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Vance Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lincoln County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Vance Cemetery.

Holden   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vance Cemetery
 
Logan   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vance Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Vance Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Carter County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Lincoln County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Lincoln County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from West Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Vance Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Vance Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1548617   (Name of Record: Vance Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lincoln
Lat: 37.9695406     Lon: -82.2315289   [Map]
Elev: 420         Map Name: Trace

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Vance Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9695, Longitude: -82.2315     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Vance Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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